ST. GEORGE — It’s Sunday and that means “First Friday” is just five days away for the groundbreaking “George, Streetfest on Main” bringing a new kind of nightlife to St. George.
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Ancestor Square Courtyard
The new Zion Brewing Company Jazz Garden in the courtyard at Ancestor Square will offer wine, beer and paired fruit and cheese to the background of live jazz music.
Benja’s will be offering appetizer plates in the Jazz Garden.
Farmer’s Market, what you’re used to on Saturday mornings, will also be offered on “First Friday” night.
Main Street Concert Stage
Precision Hearing Main Street Concert at the top of Main Street will feature a solid lineup of performers including The Academy Show Band, Beans N Wheels and Soul What!?
From 6-8 p.m., Chris and Larae of Canyon Media and Planet 94.1 FM will get the party started as stage emcees.
From 8-10 p.m. Paul & Grady of St. George News’ “No Filter Show” will carry the event.
Guest appearances will include City of St. George Mayor Jon Pike, Uncle George and the production crew from “GeorgeTV.”
Park Place at the north end of Main Street will be filled with event sponsors and supporters offering interactive activities and giveaways, lots of giveaways.
Little SoHo in the center of Main Street will be filled with local artists and crafters, buskers performing for tips, The George Store, and George Customs Tent.
Simister Ortho George Jr. Village
Simister Ortho George Jr. Village at the south end of Main Street will feature games and activities for youth offered by local nonprofit organizations including Dove Center, St. George Chamber of Commerce, Recovery Outreach, and Habitat for Humanity.
Food Truck Village
The parking lot at the southwest corner of Main Street and St. George Boulevard will be filled with vendor trucks including Dazzling Bistro, Waffle Love, Uncle Brad’s Fish and Chips, Loaded Stuffed Burgers, and Nacho Mama.
The George Passport to the City program invites event participants of all ages to get a George Passport. Visit any 10 of 15 participating Historic Downtown businesses to get your passport stamped. Once you have 10 stamps, you can redeem your passport for entry into the Mayor’s Prize Drawing at the George Customs Tent in the Park Place section Friday night.
Obtain your Passport (booklet complete with coupons) from George’s Corner restaurant at Main Street and St. George Boulevard beginning Wednesday.
Or get a jump on your stamp gathering, print and collect stamps on this PDF: George Passport to the City
About “George, Streetfest on Main”
“George, Streetfest on Main” was designed by Melynda Thorpe to appeal to residents and tourists alike, offering a monthly outdoor nightlight option supporting local artists, performers and downtown businesses. It is managed and created by Emceesquare Media & Events in partnership with the City of St. George City, St. George Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Historic Downtown Merchants.
Event sponsors include: St. George News, Canyon Media, Etched Magazine, The Independent, Richins Eye Center and Wingate Hotels.
Participate in future “First Friday” streetfests
- Become a featured artist, entertainer or street vendor at future George, Streetfests: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Become a sponsor: Email email@example.com
- George Streetfest Webpage | Historic Downtown St. George’s website
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